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Landscape Architect & Maintenance Team

An Unrivaled Team

The crucial component of GroundsCare’s hybrid approach to commercial landscape is our one-of-a-kind landscape architect and maintenance team. Each individual brings a unique perspective and skill set to the table, enabling us to provide peerless service to each of our clients.

Craig Lillis

Owner and President

Craig LillisMeet GroundsCare’s chief visionary:

  • 30+ years of landscape industry experience
  • Started his own home landscaping business before he could walk (okay, maybe not, but he was young)
  • Worked his way up to management positions at nationwide landscaping companies
  • Gives GroundsCare clients his personal cell phone number

Tim Kaufmann

Company Management and Landscape Architect

Tim KaufmannMeet GroundsCare’s design expert:

  • Award-winning designer
  • 30+ years of landscape industry experience
  • SIMA (Snow and Ice Management Association) certified
  • ICPI (Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute) certified
  • NJ DEP (New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection) licensed
  • Gives every GroundsCare client a landscape that captures their unique vision

Toni Boyd-Truemper

Chief Financial Officer

Toni Boyd-TruemperMeet GroundsCare’s financial specialist:

  • 20+ years of landscape industry experience
  • Previous positions held: District Business Manager and Director of Administrative Management
  • B.S. in Accounting; currently pursuing a Master’s in Finance
  • Gives every GroundsCare client accurate, timely, and reliable financial information.

Jose Pineda

Operations, Maryland

Jose PinedaMeet the man who keeps GroundsCare’s Maryland projects operating smoothly:

  • Was GroundsCare’s first employee (besides Craig, of course)
  • Gives every GroundsCare client in Maryland the assurance that their projects will be completed with expertise


Lynda Aber

Marketing & Public Relations

Lynda AberMeet the woman responsible for GroundsCare’s outreach efforts:

  • 30+ years of customer relations experience
  • Known around the office for her sunny disposition and superior cooking abilities


Patrick Griffin

Landscape Irrigation Specialist

Patrick GriffinMeet GroundsCare’s Irrigation guru:

  • 20+ years of landscape industry experience
  • Extensive knowledge of both residential and industrial irrigation systems
  • Gives every GroundsCare client a high-quality irrigation system


Danielle Swanstrom

Office Administration

Danielle SwanstromMeet GroundsCare’s employee relations specialist:

  • Areas of expertise include: vendors and purchasing, and employee relations
  • Gives every GroundsCare client access to the right materials and the right workers, at the right time.

Interested in hiring our team to enhance the aesthetics of your commercial property? Fill out the form to the right to contact our crew of landscape architect professionals or give us a call today at 888-588-8451.


36 4th Street
Somerville, NJ 08876